A plaque in the lower yard of Kilmainham Gaol listing the names of the Invincibles, the five assassins who were hanged for the murders of the chief secretary to Ireland Lord Frederick Cavendish and the permanent under-secretary Thomas Henry Burke on May 6th, 1882.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In the lower yard of Kilmainham Gaol and out of bounds to its many visitors is the place where the Invincibles are buried in rough teal coffins. It i(...)

A mare and foal at sunrise at the Irish National Stud and Gardens, in Tully, Co Kildare.

Different things make us excited these days. If you had said, 14 months ago, that a visit to a heritage garden and the prospect of looking at newborn (...)

An OPW spokeswoman said works on rehanging the remaining gates have been paused since the start of 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions. File photograph: The Irish Times

Dublin’s Phoenix Park gates are set to be rehung this summer nearly three years after being taken down. The Office of Public Works (OPW) said the pro(...)

The Haunting Soldier sculpture, which stood in St Stephen’s Green in Dublin in November 2018 to mark the centenary of the armistice. File photograph: Ronan McGreevy

The woman who brought the Haunting Soldier memorial to Dublin to mark the centenary of the end of the first World War is to receive an MBE from Queen (...)

Plans to restrict commuter traffic in Dublin’s Phoenix Park are ‘flawed’, Leo Varadkar has claimed.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Plans to restrict commuter traffic in Dublin’s Phoenix Park are “flawed” and have “upset” locals and “alienated” older people, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar h(...)

The Policing Authority welcomed the rollout of protective services units in each Garda division, designed to investigate sexual crimes and other offences involving vulnerable victims. Photograph: Alan Betson

The low rate of sexual crimes being detected, or solved, is of particular concern and a review was being carried out to establish why so many of the o(...)

Trinity College Dublin went green for St Patrick’s Day in 2019. File Photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto/Getty Images

A number of heritage sites and State buildings will turn green in the run up to St Patrick’s Day this year. Dublin Castle, Áras an Uachtaráin, the Fo(...)

Protesters and gardaí clashed during an anti-lockdown demonstration in Dublin city centre on Saturday. Photograph: Damian Eagers/PA Wire

Gardaí have identified a group who launched fireworks at officers during violent scenes on Dublin’s Grafton Street on Saturday and expect to make arre(...)

Gardaí and protesters outside St Stephen’s Green in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Three gardaí were injured and 23 people were arrested after anti-lockdown protesters clashed with gardaí in Dublin on Saturday. A Garda statement sai(...)

Ice formations on the Cooley mountains in Co Louth  on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A severe weather response meeting has been held as Ireland braces itself for a snow dump in the northeast of the country with freezing conditions expe(...)

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